Asian hornet: pest-specific contingency plan

This plan sets out the role of the Scottish Government in response to a suspected or confirmed incursion of the Asian hornet (Vespa velutina nigrithorax) within Scotland: the actions to be taken as well as governance, roles and responsibilities.


89. As the situation develops, the Response Team will re-assess the viability of eradication of the Asian hornet and make a recommendation to the Oversight Group for decision as to whether the pest-management approach requires to change from eradication.



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